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Cancer Survivor Day March 10th
February 24, 2012

For Immediate Release

Cancer Survivor Day Planned

PITTSFIELD, MA – The annual Survivor Celebration for cancer survivors is scheduled for Saturday, March 10th from 8:30 am to 11:30 am at the Crowne Plaza Ballroom. The event is sponsored by Berkshire Medical Center, the American Cancer Society, Berkshire Hematology/Oncology and Berkshire Surgical Associates, and honors those who are touched by cancer. The event features a Living With Cancer conference, and is free and open to patients/survivors and caregivers 18 and over. The program includes a complimentary light and healthy breakfast.

Speakers for the event include: Welcoming remarks from Kathy Hart, RN, Berkshire Medical Center Care Navigation Program; Alice Trumbull, Moments House; Peg Camp, American Cancer Society; and Dr. Jessica Krochmal, a Pathologist at BMC and Cancer Liaison Physician for the Commission on Cancer. Dr. Elizabeth Boham of the Institute of Functional Medicine in Lenox will discuss nutrition and cancer and the Reverend Dr. Mary O’Malley, a Psychiatrist at BMC, will talk about maintaining a relationship during and after a health crisis.

Pre-registration is required, as space is limited. To register, call 413-493-2134 or email: pam.austin@cancer.org. Reservations will be made on a first come, first serve basis, and a waiting list will be established for those who respond after all seats are filled. If you do register and later discover you cannot attend, contact the registration number of email as soon as possible so that someone on the waiting list can attend.


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